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Ok, so bad news, I hooked up the pms lite to the trimmed wii and it started smoking. Don’t know which bit, but I’m worried. Also, should the power button be doing anything to the led on the pms without a wii connected?
 
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Here are the best images I can get at the moment. May come back with more later. The button isn’t doing anything, do I need the wii connected for that to work? Also, do you think it was the thinness of my wife’s that made it smoke? Or (I’m guessing) my entire trim/wii is dead.

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Those pictures did not help but I would check the connections again some look like they’re shorting like charge/gnd. Also use thicker wire, another thing is before you connect anything to the wii clean pms then connect battery to it test voltages make sure your getting the correct voltage on every pad.
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Okay, I have an RVK-001 board and these were the resistances I measured. I'm sorry about all the listings. Will delete some of them. Are these normal and to what grit sand paper should I go down to?
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Ur 3.3 should be almost 9k ohms On most of them if I remember correctly
 

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Dude you need to clean up your wiring big time. Also the source of your short might be the RVL-NTC, the one blob is quite suspicious.
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Lastly, magnet wire is not thick enough to supply power to the Wii. It's never going to turn on even for a moment. You need 22AWG stranded wire for that.
 

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Dude you need to clean up your wiring big time. Also the source of your short might be the RVL-NTC, the one blob is quite suspicious.
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Lastly, magnet wire is not thick enough to supply power to the Wii. It's never going to turn on even for a moment. You need 22AWG stranded wire for that.
Wait if I installed the rvl nrc while batteries were in could it fry the wii because I know installing a thermister while batteries are in can damage it
 

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Wait if I installed the rvl nrc while batteries were in could it fry the wii because I know installing a thermister while batteries are in can damage it
Soldering anything while batteries are connected is asking for trouble, but hopefully that's not the case. It's impossible to really know for sure
 
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